Concepts Every Developer Should Know
Mobile: Phones, Slates, and More...
Mobile. Phones have become small portable computers. iPads are selling in quantities that rival desktops and notebooks. Android has landed and is coming to market on new phones and tablets each week. Microsoft is launching Windows 8 RT and Windows 8 Pro on tablets as well as continuing to battle for the phone market.
Using apps from a phone or slate is now expected. As developers, we have to adapt as well.
It continues to get easier to build fancier and more robust applications. Unfortunately, it seems that the expectations from end-users are increasing too. There is more for developers to know. Topics that were just conceptual pipe dreams a few years ago are now making their way into every day applications. Here are a number of concepts that developers need to know about today, or they risk falling behind.